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by Bob Hall on Monday Oct 16 2017

The Selkirk College Saints will welcome back four alumni to Castlegar this Saturday night, but friendly handshakes and reminiscences will be saved for off the ice.

The Vancouver Island University Mariners pay a first-ever visit to the Castlegar & District Recreation Centre and the line-up of the expansion British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) team boasts four...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday Oct 04 2017

The 55+ BC Games were held in Vernon this year, and again, husband and wife team Stephen Langley and Danielle (Dany) Montandon rose to the occasion.

They competed in 3 road riding events ― Time Trial, Road Race & Hill Climb, with Dany scoring 3 first place finishes.  Steve was also on the podium 3 times - 1st (tied), 2nd (tied) and 3rd, in the events, respectively.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Sep 30 2017

Sawyer Hunt scored at the 3:30 mark of the second overtime to lift the Nelson Leafs to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Grand Forks Border Bruins in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Friday night at the Jack Goddard Memorial Arena in the Boundary City.

Hunt’s goal, an unassisted marker, came after Nelson forced overtime in the third period when Jack Karran scored...

by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Aug 10 2017

The Grand Forks Piranhas concluded an amazing season on the Kootenay Summer Swim Association circuit with “fantastic” Regional Swim Meet.

The Piranhas finished third overall behind Castlegar and Kimberley at the meet held this past weekend in Nelson.

“I am so proud of all the swimmers who attended because they all had amazing swims,” said coach Samantta Villanueva.

Grand...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Aug 10 2017

With an eye on returning a league championship to the West Kootenay, the Selkirk College Saints now have roadmap of what it will take to come out on top in the upcoming 2017-2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season.

The Saints released a schedule this week that includes six exhibition and 25 regular season games. The action gets underway on the September 15 and...

by Contributor on Monday Aug 07 2017

In less than two weeks, participants of the MS Bike West Kootenay Challenge will take on 222km of road (and hills) around the Kokanee Glacier, and all for a good cause.

Over August 19th and 20th, cyclists will travel from New Denver to Nelson, and back to Nelson via Kaslo raising funds to support the MS Society of Canada. So far, participants have raised over $40,...

by Shara JJ Cooper on Monday Jul 10 2017

The Grand Forks Piranhas Swim Club took their winning mojo across the border last weekend, to place second overall with a total of 2284 points for the team. Colville, the home team, won the meet with 2870 points. 

This meet, which the swimmers often call the most fun meet of the year, gives the competitors a chance to try different races. Some division 3 and 4 swimmers got to compete in...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Jul 04 2017

Balfour Golf Club professional Craig Wilkinson is a great supporter of finding a cure for ALS.

So much, that last week (June 26) Wilkinson golfed 200 holes in the sunrise to sunset fundraiser to support of those living with ALS, playing for 11 hours, 27 minutes, and 26 seconds to achieve the mark.

Wilkinson began the day at 6 a.m., finished with six round scores of  69, 70, 73,...

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